Posts Tagged ‘FIFA’

London Calling


In Episode 29 of my show for the USA, I talk about how the Soccer World Cup is coming to America, Canada and Mexico but should not be there at all; The Queen meeting her namesake in a zoo; How the National Trust upset Christians; The British tradition of doing a runner and the delights […]

Sweet FA!


“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it”. When the English writer, Evelyn Beatrice Hall wrote those words in 1903, she pretty much summed up what free speech is all about. I hardly ever agree with the Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, but I think he’s […]

Mack’s Craic


FIFA can learn a lot from the Eurovision Song Contest. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a fan of Eurovision, the whole idea seams a bit silly to me. It doesn’t help that the music’s rubbish, the costumes are silly and it goes on way too long, but the thing I really like about it […]